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I am searching to replace the front tire. It has a Swan tire, but the size is more important. Measures 12 x 1.75 Pliable enough to remount on rim

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    OK but what's your question? If you're asking us to recommend a suitable tyre or supplier, that's off-topic, here, as the answer tends to go out of date quickly so is unlikely to be useful to anyone after you. – David Richerby Aug 30 '18 at 20:43
  • Measured inch sizes do not really correspond to nominal inch sizes. Measuring the rim in millimeters is more helpful. Check also bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/9238/… – ojs Aug 30 '18 at 20:48
  • See (you may have to look closely) if the existing tire has a metric size marking on the sidewall, something like 44-203. The first number is the tire width, and the second number is the rim diameter. Any tire with the identical rim diameter and roughly the same width should work. But if this marking is absent you have to measure the rim and hope for the best. – Daniel R Hicks Aug 30 '18 at 22:09
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    Possible duplicate of Replacing a 1950s or early 1960 solid rubber 20" bicycle tire – RoboKaren Aug 30 '18 at 22:37
  • @DanielRHicks I'd bet the tyre is old enough to predate metric measurements on the side. – Criggie Sep 1 '18 at 3:59

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